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Behavioral Health (Promesa)

Registered Nurse  Bronx, NY  : 2/5/2019
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Job Category:

Behavioral Health (Promesa)

Position Type:

Full Time Union


Acacia Network, the leading Latino integrated care nonprofit in the nation, offers the community, from children to seniors, a pathway to behavioral and primary healthcare, housing, and empowerment. We are visionary leaders transforming the triple aim of high quality, great experience at a lower cost. Acacia champions a collaborative environment to deliver vital health, housing and community building services, work we have been doing since 1969. By hiring talented individuals like you, we’ve been able to expand quickly, with offices in Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse, Orlando, Tennessee, Maryland and Puerto Rico. 
We are searching for a Registered Nurse who will be responsible for coordinating and delivering patient care utilizing the nursing process.  Our ideal candidate will participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information about nursing services. Our ideal candidate will also coordinate care between other professional disciplines as needed.  Through documentation and verbal communication, essential information is shared with health care team members. 
Responsibilities consist of but not limited to:
  • Follow accepted standards of nursing practice in providing direct care, performing procedures and using equipment.  Ensure that the findings of the nursing assessment, the comprehensive care plan, and recommendations for nursing follow-up are documented dated, and signed in the client’s record 
  • Assess clients at the time of intake, and then on an on-going basis if new medical or nursing needs are apparent, communicates to the client’s Primary Care Provider
  • Coordinates all necessary client services with the other interdisciplinary team members in the comprehensive care planning process
  • Provides nursing care to clients on a routine and crisis basis
  • Maintains accurate documentation of all nursing activities
  • Administers STAT medication and renders treatment as prescribed by Primary Care Provider
  • Participates in the formulation and evaluation of effectiveness of nursing standards within the department and participates in appropriate Continuous Quality Improvement activities
  • With the Medical Director, maintains adequate infection control standards
  • Carries out established policies and procedures for medication and treatment administration
  • Make daily rounds to evaluate condition of all residents
  • Prepares admission and discharge forms for residents to and from the hospital
  • Admits new residents and completes admission forms and nurses notes; orients residents to new environment
  • Documents pertinent information regarding resident conditions as per policy/procedure
Education/ License:
  • High School degree or GED required. Degree in Nursing from accredited institution 
  • Licensed and currently registered as a Professional Nurse in New York State 
  • Current CPR required
  • 1-3 years related experience in Nursing and substance abuse program 
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Bilingual Spanish Speaking required
We offer to the chosen candidate a generous compensation package!
*Acacia network is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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